Drake (entertainer)

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Drake
Drake at Bun-B Concert 2011.jpg
Drake performing at the Polson Pier in Toronto, 2011.
Born Aubrey Drake Graham
October 24, 1986 (1986-10-24) (age 29)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Net worth

$75 million[1]

Musical career
Genres
Occupations
  • Rapper
  • singer
  • songwriter
  • actor
Years active 1994–present (acting)
2006–present (rapping)[2]
Labels
Associated acts
Website drakeofficial.com

Aubrey Drake Graham (born October 24, 1986) is a Canadian recording artist, rapper, songwriter, and actor who has sold over five million album copies. He was the character Jimmy Brooks for eight seasons on the television show Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Drake has worked with a lot of other musicians. Drake collaborated with Rihanna on the number-one singles "What's My Name?" (2010) and "Work" (2016). He also rapped on "Moment 4 Life" (2011) by Nicki Minaj. "Moment 4 Life" was nominated for a 2012 Grammy Award in the category Best Rap Performance.[3] His third album Take Care won the award for Best Rap Album at the 2013 Grammy Awards.[4]

On September 30, 2015, he was named as the "global ambassador" for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).[5]

In 2016, he released Views, an album that was an iTunes exclusive at first. His single "One Dance" became his first number-one single on the US Billboard Hot 100 as a main artist.

Albums[change | change source]

Year Album
2010 Thank Me Later
2011 Take Care
2013 Nothing Was the Same
2015 If You're Reading This It's Too Late
2016 Views

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